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Windows 8 : It’s for tablets, not for your PC. Don’t make a complete fool of yourself.

Windows 8

Editorial

Microsoft announced it’s completely new Operating System once again and people jumped on a wagon wheel to upgrade to it at a cheap discounted price. That’s not bad. Easier and cheaper upgrade is always one of the most cutting-edge strategy for marketing. But don’t make a fool of yourself by doing that in a hurry. Windows 8 is made for tablets, not for your PC.

Microsoft has made a complete generation of PC users to be grown up with the habits of doing things the easier way. I completely understand the argument that it may as well be a User Experience habit. But Come’ on which pattern would you chose to interact with a computer to accomplish a job ? Option 1 – Double click or left click->click->click->click. That would work in most of the cases. If not, the worst thing you would have to do is to right-click –> select some option in the pop-up and anything would work eventually. Option 2 – Move your mouse pointer all around the desktop, hoping you would find the mysterious [G-spot] spot somewhere and even after that you have to wait there for a second for something to pop-up, and if you’re lucky enough that would be the option you were looking for. That’s Windows 8 for you in a nutshell. It is like a bad blind date, you do not want to live with her. Read the full post

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List of best Android Tablet apps

Lists

Android tablets are not pre-loaded with all the cool apps as iPad is out-of-the-box. But most probably the main reason why you opted for an Android tablet and not an iPad in the first place would surely be the big choice of apps in the Android Marketplace, the apps specially developed for tablets.

With a version of the Android OS specially designed for tablets (Honeycomb) you can be sure to find that perfect app for your specific need, even if it doesn’t come installed with your tablet from the factory. Android Marketplace is big enough for you to hunt down special wallpapers, apps and games that are developed specially for tablets. Plus as the Android philosophy goes “it’s lot more fun to hack your device to suit your own interest and needs”. We will cover all the useful apps for Android tablets in this two-part series. Read the full post